Couple Dies in Crash in Sutherlin

SUTHERLIN, Ore. — Oregon State Police released the names of a Sutherlin couple killed in a crash Monday afternoon. Troopers say Todd Gilman was behind the wheel of a 2001 Toyota Corolla with his wife, Tina, when for an unknown reason he veered eastbound from the 3400 block of Nonpareil Road into the westbound lane … Continue reading »

Coos Bay Woman Injured in Truck Crash

COOS BAY, Ore. — A Coos Bay woman is recovering after being injured in a crash involving a loaded log truck. The crash happened Monday morning along Highway 241 near Allegany east of Coos Bay. Oregon State Police says Melissa J. LaRue, 32, was driving southbound on Highway 241 near milepost 15 when her car … Continue reading »

Log Truck Crash Blocking I-5

EUGENE, Ore. — Things are now back to normal on I-5 after after a roll-over crash involving a logging truck backed up traffic for miles. The crash happened on I-5 northbound just before the Highway 58. Oregon State Police say it all started when a logging truck and utility vehicle collided just before Mile Post … Continue reading »

Log Truck Blocks Highway near Mapleton

MAPLETON, Ore. — A log truck lost its load in Mapleton Wednesday afternoon. The crash happened on the bridge over the Siuslaw River in Mapleton. Part of Highway 126 was blocked and the accident took about an hour to clear. The driver, 47-year-old James A. Schripsema, of Florence, was not injured. Photos courtesy of Oregon … Continue reading »